Muhammad Ali, George Foreman and Don Coleman Among Honorees at OT 10 Awards

By Off The BASN Sports Wire
Updated: April 20, 2005

L to R: Muhammad Ali & George Foreman

ATLANTA, Ga. — Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don Coleman and Chris Evert are among the athletes being honored at the First Annual OT 10 Awards Gala.

The black tie dinner, created by OverTime (OT) Magazine, recognizes athletes who contribute unyielding support through community service, charitable donations and entrepreneurial business endeavors.

The dinner will be held Saturday, June 25 at the Omni Hotel at the CNN Center in Atlanta, GA from 7:00-10:00 p.m.; a VIP reception begins at 6:00 p.m.

The 2005 OT 10, which includes Don Coleman (OT MVP); Muhammad Ali (Lifelong Service Award); Gale Sayers (Best Overall Company); Junior Bridgeman (Entrepreneur of the Year); George Foreman (Best Product or Service of the Year); Jennifer Azzi (Best New Company); Chris Evert (Outstanding Philanthropist); Billie Jean King (Outstanding Foundation); Robert Porcher (Outstanding Volunteer); and Franco Harris (Community Impact), were selected by a collection of individuals within the sports, business and lifestyle industry and OT editors and staff. The complete list of finalists and award category descriptions is available at

The OT 10 Awards recognizes athletes who contribute to their communities on a daily basis with the same high level of commitment and stamina displayed on the field. Comments Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of OT Magazine Ryan McNeil, “The OT 10 Awards recognizes the best of our best in business and philanthropy. This annual recognition program will bring to light the positive contributions athletes make to the community, as well as the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit that is found in so many of my peers.”

All winners will be featured in the Anniversary issue of OT Magazine. Portions of the proceeds from the OT 10 Awards will support several charities, including the PBFN Foundation and the foundations of the OT 10 philanthropy winners.

About OverTime (OT) Magazine

O T Magazine, a PBFN, Inc. company, is the leading business and lifestyle guide for professional athletes and sports industry insiders. Published quarterly, OT is distributed exclusively to professional athletes – past and present – and to key professionals in the sports industry and media, and has unprecedented business/lifestyle focus, focusing on how professional athletes live on and off the field.